Lalu Prasad Shaw

"Art needn't be realistic - but it absolutely must be truthful."

Lalu Prasad Shaw was born in Bengal in 1937, and completed his education in fine arts at the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Kolkata.

Known widely for his highly stylized portraits of Bengali women and couples, Lalu Prasad Shaw’s works lay the most emphasis on his subject’s physical characteristics. Capturing the expressions of his subjects...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1981 All India Graphic and Drawing Exhibition, Chandigarh
  • 1978 Award for Graphic Art and Drawing, India
  • 1976 Birla Academy Award for Graphic Art, India
  • 1971 National Award in Graphic Art, India
  • 1959 West Bengal Lalit Kala Academy's Award for Graphic Art, India
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    USD payement only Lot 60 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    18.25 x 13.25 in


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    USD payement only Lot 61 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper

    21.25 x 15.5 in

    Winning bid
    $9,600
    Rs 6,62,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 53 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary 6-7 December 2017

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper

    22 x 15 in



    Lot 73 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary 6-7 December 2017

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Gouache on mountboard

    24.25 x 17.5 in



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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
    Showing 4 of 70 works

    Lot 15 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 12-13 November 2019

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Tempera on board

    20.25 x 16 in

    Winning bid
    $4,005
    Rs 2,80,333
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 45 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 12-13 November 2019

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Tempera on board

    21 x 15 in

    Winning bid
    $5,109
    Rs 3,57,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 19 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 October 2019

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Conte on paper

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    Winning bid
    $869
    Rs 60,840
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 47 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 October 2019

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Bibi

    Tempera on board

    19.75 x 14.25 in

    Winning bid
    $5,177
    Rs 3,62,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 6 works

    Lot 464 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Serigraphy on paper

    14 x 20 in




    Lot 465 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pastel on paper

    22.75 x 17.25 in




    Lot 466 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Fish

    Tempera on paper pasted on board

    13.5 x 18 in




    Lot 467 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Thinking

    Pen and ink on paper

    19 x 18.5 in




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